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Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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December 4, 2013
LQ Podcast 52: The Blood Telegram
In 1971 a military crackdown by the Pakistani government resulted in a horrific genocide against the people of East Pakistan, present-day Bangladesh. Professor Gary J. Bass recounts this dark chapter and explains why the United States bears some responsibility for the crimes.
November 20, 2013
LQ Podcast 51: Poe’s Terror of the Soul
Curators Declan Kiely and Isaac Gewirtz discuss the life and influence of Edgar Allan Poe, which they chart through manuscripts, letters, publications, and artwork in the new Morgan Library exhibit Edgar Allan Poe: Terror of the Soul.
November 6, 2013
LQ Podcast 50: John Hodgman
The deranged millionaire himself reads stories from our Death issue from Vladimir Nabokov, Petronius, and the London Society for the Prevention of Premature Burial.
October 23, 2013
LQ Podcast 49: Meet Nostradamus
The man behind the prophecies was a well-respected sixteenth-century doctor and astrologer. Nostradamus biographer Stéphane Gerson explains how he became a legendary “prophet of doom.”
October 1, 2013
LQ Podcast 48: Alec Baldwin
The actor lends his stentorian pipes to the reading of Harpo Marx, Gustave Flaubert, and Maxim Gorky.
September 18, 2013
LQ Podcast 47: A Deathly Sea (part 2)
Sail through dead zones and garbage patches and get to know the plastic, fertilizer, and other marine pollution that’s choking our seas.
September 13, 2013
LQ Podcast 46: A Deathly Sea (part 1)
Get the state of the union on the health of our oceans from scientists and experts Jeremy Jackson, Callum Roberts, Simon Winchester, and Lisa-ann Gershwin.
September 6, 2013
The World in Time: The Wehrmacht’s End
Lewis Lapham talks with Dennis Showalter about his book, “Armor and Blood: The Battle of Kursk: The Turning Point of World War II.”
August 27, 2013
LQ Podcast 45: Simon Winchester
Sit back and listen to some of Simon Winchester’s favorite stories from his life at sea.
August 12, 2013
LQ Podcast 44: Monsters of the Deep
Discover the magical world of sea monsters on medieval and Renaissance maps with Chet Van Duzer.